New York University (NYU)

New York, NY

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New York University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline January 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due January 1
SAT II Scores Due January 1
College Will Notify April 1
Reply to Acceptance by May 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 17,164 25,643 42,807
Accepted 5,664 9,334 14,998
Acceptance Rate 33% 36% 35%
Enrolled 2,054 3,087 5,141

NYU Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.60 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(81% of Students Admitted to New York University Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 620 to 710
  • Math 630 to 740
  • Writing 640 to 730
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 710 740 730
Bottom 25th Percentile 620 630 640

New York University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($70)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Very Important
Essay     Very Important
Extracurricular Activities     Very Important
Volunteer Work     Important
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies   Very Important
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 3
History 4 4
Math 3 4
Science 3 4
Electives 1 1

New York University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 26,900 (96%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 1,068 (3%)

New York University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($70)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 32)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Very Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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